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Sales Manager

  • Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J435

Our client are an established, independant family run supplier of quality cleaning, hygiene and catering consumables.

As the Sales Manager you will be responsible for the recruitment, management and development of the Sales Team to achieve the desired revenue and profit growth from new and existing clients according to company guidelines and targets.

Key responsiblities:
* Hands on management of a growing sales team of New Business Executives, Internal Account Managers and Strategic Account Managers
* Recruiting new team members in line with company growth and headcount plans
* Performance management of the sales team and all individual team members
* Training and Development of all team members
* Working directly on sales opportunities and supporting Sales Team members with sales opportunities
* Exploring and developing partnership opportunities
* Working with Company Directors on the strategy, development and continuous evolution of the Sales Team

Key skills:
* Good standard of written and spoken English
* IT competent
* Reasonable typing speed
* Experience in sales
* Service solution rather than product sales background
* Lower value/higher volume sales background rather than high value/low volume sales
* Assertive; willing to take the initiative and ownership and responsibility
* Not shy of challenging if necessary
* Self-starter; strong work ethic
* Reasonably influential and persuasive; good communication and interpersonal skills
* Team leader/player
* Keen to grow with the company
* Comfortable with being primarily based internally and making the occasional external visit

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).